AuthorTim Thomas

Christian home schooling father of 4 (plus one), married to the same incredible woman 26 years. Public high school and (current) college mathematics educator 14 years. Former sports writer and machinist. Proud Cruz voter.

Conservatives, we must stay focused

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Distraction (per Wikipedia) – “the process of diverting the attention of an individual or group from a desired area of focus … caused by: the lack of ability to pay attention; lack of interest in the object of attention; or the great intensity, novelty or attractiveness of something other than the object of attention.” [emphasis added] Aside from our sinful nature, distraction may be...

Mississippi school has its head … in the sand when it comes to race relations

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Calling all remaining logical, level-headed, backbone-possessing public-school administrators (yes, both of you): One of you needs to get to Biloxi ASAP. In a move challenging even Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson in ridiculousness, the Biloxi (MS) School District recently decided to remove Harper Lee’s classic Pulitzer-winning novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” from its 8th grade reading curriculum. The...

BREAKING: Charlottesville schools on lockdown after FBI reveals shooting threat

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WTVR news (local CBS affiliate) is reporting that Charlottesville (VA) city schools are currently under lockdown status over a threatened shooting. From the WTVR story: “Local officials were notified by the FBI about information from a post made on a social media message board which expressed discontent with recent events in Charlottesville, according to the Charlottesville Police Department...

BREAKING: Texas Tech officer shot and killed, apparently by student

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Texas NBC affiliate KCBD is reporting that a Texas Tech campus police officer has been shot and killed in the line of duty. The assailant was apparently a TTU student whom officers had brought to the police headquarters for a “welfare check”. The report states that the student – identified by police as Hollis A. Daniels – pulled a gun and shot the officer, then fled the scene. From...

Cruz: VA Must Expand Options For Veterans

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Texas Senator Ted Cruz partnered last week with Concerned Veterans for America executive director Mark Lucas to pen the editorial “Congress must expand health care choices for veterans” for the Houston Chronicle. The editorial begins with the story of a woman named Linda, whose husband died as a result of Veterans Administration failure. It goes on to suggest two ideas that Cruz and Lucas say...

Cruz says Congressional leadership void could lead to 2018 bloodbath

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Speaking to the NE Tarrant Tea Party last Saturday, Texas Senator Ted Cruz warned that a lack of leadership in the 115th Congress could lead to a nightmarish scenario for Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections. “If we go through 2017 and 2018 … and the only two legislative accomplishments of a Republican Congress are a massive bailout for insurance companies and a massive amnesty...

Cruz lays out priorities for Congress

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Ted Cruz is a planner. He’s one of those people who like to set priorities and then meet them. So it should come as no surprise that he’s developed a list of priorities for the 115th Congress to get back on track. Or perhaps we should leave out the word “back”. Going back implies you’ve been there before – and a strong case could be made that this Congress has not. Speaking to a gathering...

Trump’s latest judicial picks have Cruz and Cornyn smiling

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Conservatives may differ in their overall assessment of President Trump, but you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone on the right to complain about the judicial nominees put forward by the Chief Executive thus far. As our own Dan Spencer noted back in July, “Trump is on course to reshape the judiciary in a notably conservative direction, even if he doesn’t get any more appointments to the Supreme...

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